Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

TfL sets out plan to deliver vital improvements

11th December 2018

Transport for London (TfL) has today (11th December 2018) published its updated draft Business Plan, which covers the period from […]

Waterloo Station is busiest in Britain for 15th year

11th December 2018

Waterloo is the busiest station in Britain for the 15th consecutive year, despite the total number of passenger entries and […]

Countdown to Christmas: two weeks to go until Network Rail’s major upgrade work begins

11th December 2018

People travelling between London, the West Midlands, the North West and Cumbria are being advised to plan ahead with Network […]

Strong performance for West Yorkshire’s new rail stations

11th December 2018

New figures from the Office of Road and Rail show the strong performance of West Yorkshire’s new rail stations. Significant […]

New financing agreement confirmed for Crossrail project

10th December 2018

The Mayor of London, the Greater London Authority (GLA), and Transport for London (TfL) have today [Monday 10th December] confirmed […]

GRAHAM scoops Investors in People Excellence in Health and Wellbeing Award

7th December 2018

Pictured (L-R): Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, MD, Support2Perform Ltd; Helen Vint, Learning and Development Manager GRAHAM; Dame Carol Black, IIP Judge; […] exclusive: Everywoman Transport and Logistics’ ‘Woman of the Year’ seals Sector Deal with Government

7th December 2018 is extremely grateful to have been given an exclusive interview with Anna Delvecchio, the co-lead of the new Rail […]


6th December 2018

Photo caption: Translink Group Chief Executive Chris Conway (right) with Josu Esnaola, Group Commercial Director, CAF signing a contract for […]

Working across the regions to support our members

6th December 2018

Across the Women in Rail network we have eight regional teams who are critical in ensuring we deliver continued and […]

Making sure Clapham’s lessons aren’t hidden

6th December 2018

A RSSB blog from Greg Morse, Lead Operational Feedback Specialist 12 December 2018 will be the 30th anniversary of the Clapham […]

Rail Review moves forward as call for evidence launches

6th December 2018

The sweeping review of the rail industry, announced by the Transport Secretary in September, has moved significantly forward with the […]

Creating opportunities to enhance career development

5th December 2018

When Women in Rail was founded in 2012, we sought to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing […]

Annual Conference looks to address the power of leadership

4th December 2018

The Women in Rail conference takes place today for its fourth consecutive year, bringing together professionals from across the industry […]

Rail fares for 2019 published – fares held down below inflation for a second year in a row

3rd December 2018

Train companies have confirmed that rail fares will go up on average by 3.1% next year, lower than July’s RPI […]

Two new railway lines into Bristol Temple Meads completed to help improve passenger journeys

3rd December 2018

This morning (Monday 3 December) Network Rail successfully completed the installation of two new railway lines between Filton Abbey Wood […]

Music mogul buries railway time capsule

30th November 2018

Record producer, songwriter and railway enthusiast Pete Waterman, was guest of honour at a time capsule ceremony, held at the […]

Building starts on new Wolverhampton railway station

30th November 2018

Work has started on putting in place the foundations for the first section of the new Wolverhampton Railway Station building. […]

Platform improvements for Watford Junction

30th November 2018

Work is underway to upgrade platforms to improve access and capacity for passengers using Watford Junction station. Until May 2019, […]

Work to extend the platforms at five railway stations in West Yorkshire begins

29th November 2018

Network Rail and Northern are working together to carry out improvements to five railway stations in West Yorkshire as part […]

Digital Rail to take centre stage at Railtex 2019

28th November 2018

The term ‘Digital Rail’ is one which brings much discussion around the industry, as Network Rail seeks to create more […]

Bromley South station celebrates 160th birthday

28th November 2018

Passengers passing through Bromley South were treated to singing and poetry by local schoolchildren on Friday, as the station celebrated […]

New railway technology – used for the first time in the UK – will give Network Rail more time to carry out vital maintenance work on the South Western Railway route

27th November 2018

New technology being rolled out across the South Western Railway route is set to give track workers an extra 1,600 […]